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The Decline and Fall of the Dukes of Leinster 1872-1948 by Terence Dooley (Four Courts Press, 2014).

Those who knew the Duchess of Leinster best had probably envisioned an early demise. Before she moved to County Kildare in 1884, she was regarded as one of the most beautiful women in Western Europe. But in the ensuing decade, she had become a frail creature, much given to depression and paranoia. If there were […]
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